Tagged: Bantam Tourism

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Anyer Beach

Anyer Beach Anyer is a beach town in Banten. It is located at Anyer, 38 km from Serang City. The beach is facing the West, so we can see the view of Mt. Rakata...

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Surosowan Palace – Fortress

Surosowan Palace – Fortress Surosowan Palace was built during the reign of Sultan Maulana Hasanuddin (1525-1552). Most of buildings were totally damaged during an attack lead by the Dutch Governor General Daendels in 1808....

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Carita Beach

Carita Beach This beach is about a three-hour drive along the highway to the west of Jakarta, and has a great beach for swimming, as the waters are relatively calm on this side of...

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Karang Bolong Beach

The name Karang Bolong means Rock (Karang) with a Hole (Bolong). This may have been some frozen lava, formed during the eruption of Mount Krakatau. Karang Bolong beach is the beach recreation area where...

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Avalokiteshvara Chinese Temple

Avalokiteshvara temple is the oldest Chinese temple in Banten. This temple is built around 1860 and successfully renovated at 1930. It’s so unique place, since it situated in the front of Speelwijk Fort. The...

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Banten Grand Mosque

Sultan Maulana Yusuf founded the grand mosque in 1566; it has a five-layered roof and an eight-cornered minaret. Around the mosque there is a market that sold some foods and Islamic souvenirs. For Muslim’s...

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Kaibon Palace

Refer to its name Kaibon, derived from word ‘Ibu’ (mother). This palace ruled by a queen for temporary. The palace name was coined from the fact that Sultan Muhammad Raffiudin (the last Banten sultan)...

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Krakatoa Volcano

Actually the Krakatoa / Krakatau belongs to Bandar Lampung, a province of Sumatra. But the Krakatoa is most easy to reach from Java and is part of Ujung Kulon national park in the south...

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Gili Meno

This fortress is sited in the north west of Surosowan, Pamarican village. Fort Speelwijk was built in 1682 by VOC and expanded in 1685 and 1731 to control the activities of the Banten kingdom...

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Dua Island

(Pulau Dua) is the name of a small nature preservation inhabited by some 50 kinds of fish-eating birds. It is located in the Banten bay and is accessible by boat from Tanjung Priok sea...